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Anti-Vaping Surgeon General Has Been Abruptly Replaced

When Murthy’s report was issued, Norquist’s powerful foundation Americans for Tax Reform called on Trump to fire the surgeon general. Norquist made headlines back in February when he said, “I think that the next election, at the presidential level, and a
Gizmodo
added Apr 22, 2017 23:53
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Tell Trump to Fire U.S. Surgeon General

Sign our petition, which will be delivered to the president's office, asking President Trump to fire the Surgeon General and replace him with someone who actually cares about tobacco harm reduction and saving lives.
Americans for Tax Reform
added Apr 22, 2017 23:51
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President Trump asked Surgeon General Vivek Murthy to resign, further shaping the administration in his image

Some have speculated that Murthy’s stance against e-cigarettes ultimately led to his dismissal, Axios reported.
Salon Magazine
added Apr 22, 2017 23:50
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Surgeon General Vivek Murthy abruptly removed from his post

As late as Friday morning, the Surgeon General’s Twitter account had been promoting Murthy’s work, including a “virtual field trip” he was to host on Tuesday for schools about the risks of electronic cigarettes.
CBS MarketWatch
added Apr 22, 2017 23:48
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Trump fires surgeon general

“Today, Dr. Murthy, the leader of the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, was asked to resign from his duties as Surgeon General...Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price "thanks him for his dedicated service to the nation."
The Hill
added Apr 22, 2017 23:37
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Know the Risks: E-cigarettes and Young People

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SurgeonGeneral.gov
added Mar 20, 2017 16:45
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SKLAROFF, GODSHALL, GAMBESCIA: Vaping isn't smoking, it's a disease prevention method

And, as the new Administration pledges to slash many harmful regulations, it should include the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) recent vapor product regulation, which was touted as another important measure to protect children from Big Tobacco and n
The Hill
added Mar 17, 2017 22:44
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SIEGEL: What the FDA Gets Wrong About E-Cigarettes

Trump’s nomination of Scott Gottlieb to be the next commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration is a hopeful sign that the FDA’s illogical tobacco product regulations may soon end. The rules as they stand lump all nicotine-containing products in the
Bloomberg View
added Mar 16, 2017 19:13
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SIEGEL: Surgeon General Continues to Lie about Tobacco in E-Cigarettes

Even if the Surgeon General wrongly believes that consuming any product that contains nicotine is a form of tobacco use, then he is still lying to the public. Under that definition, e-cigarettes are not the most commonly used form of tobacco among youth.
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Mar 13, 2017 16:26
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Believability of new diseases reported in the 2014 Surgeon General's Report on smoking: Experimental results from a national survey of US adults

Important differences exist in believability of disease messages about new tobacco-related information. Messages emphasizing the causal link between smoking and new diseases should be considered for use in mass media campaigns.
Science Direct
added Mar 4, 2017 16:01
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